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Top 100 Women in Games: Catharina Lavers Mallet

Top 100 Women in Games: Catharina Lavers Mallet

Lavers Mallet joined the games industry after graduating business school at MIT Sloan.

on Feb 14th 2015 at 4:00PM in News
Top 100 Women in Games: Geraldine Cross

Top 100 Women in Games: Geraldine Cross

Cross’ games career started in 2004, when she joined Blitz Games in Leamington to establish and lead their ‘People Strategy’.

on Feb 14th 2015 at 12:00PM in News
Top 100 Women in Games: Charu Desodt

Top 100 Women in Games: Charu Desodt

Charu Desodt is a senior producer at Microsoft's Lift London Studio and was recognised as a BAFTA Breakthrough Brit in 2014.

on Feb 14th 2015 at 10:00AM in News
Top 100 Women in Games: Caroline Marchal

Top 100 Women in Games: Caroline Marchal

After an education in politics, multimedia and communication, supplemented by a late-blooming interest in games that began with the first PlayStation, Marchal joined Quantic Dream as junior game designer on ...

on Feb 13th 2015 at 5:30PM in News

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Top 100 Women in Games: Romana Ramzan

Top 100 Women in Games: Romana Ramzan

Growing up, games were the only constant in Ramzan’s constantly shifting life.

on Feb 13th 2015 at 4:00PM in News
'Painful' Assassin's Creed: Unity development will help next year's game

'Painful' Assassin's Creed: Unity development will help next year's game

Ubisoft CEO Yves Guillemot has said that the pains experienced in building a new game engine for last year’s Assassin’s Creed: Unity will benefit this year’s instalment.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 13th 2015 at 3:05PM in News
Mortal Kombat X will take more realistic approach to female form

Mortal Kombat X will take more realistic approach to female form

Developer NetherRealm has said that the female characters in Mortal Kombat X will be more realistically proportioned than in previous games.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 13th 2015 at 2:48PM in News
Revenues down as Zynga posts annual loss

Revenues down as Zynga posts annual loss

Zynga's troubles to adapt to a mobile-led market continue, with its 2014 fiscal results showing a net loss of $226m.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Feb 13th 2015 at 2:23PM in News

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Candy Crush Saga players are spending less

Candy Crush Saga players are spending less

Spending on Candy Crush Saga is in decline.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 13th 2015 at 2:20PM in News
Top 100 Women in Games: Arty Rajendra

Top 100 Women in Games: Arty Rajendra

An intellectual property lawyer, Rajendra has a specialism in IP relating to interactive entertainment and its technologies, and works with multiple gaming clients to advise on all types of gaming ...

on Feb 13th 2015 at 2:00PM in News
Top 100 Women in Games: Alice Taylor

Top 100 Women in Games: Alice Taylor

The founder of 3D printing specialist MakieLab, Taylor says her career in games began at the age of 11, when she would map directions for the Acornsoft title Sphinx Adventure ...

on Feb 13th 2015 at 2:00PM in News
Don't forget your ticket for next week's MCV Women of the Year awards

Don't forget your ticket for next week's MCV Women of the Year awards

A handful of tickets are still available for our Women of the Year awards, which take place on the afternoon of February 19th.

on Feb 13th 2015 at 1:43PM in News

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Over 2m Minecraft books were sold in the UK last year

Over 2m Minecraft books were sold in the UK last year

Books based on video games were worth £14.5m in 2014, a rise of almost £10m year-on-year.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Feb 13th 2015 at 1:35PM in News
Video game toy sales slump as Moshi Monsters falters

Video game toy sales slump as Moshi Monsters falters

Sales of toys based on video games fell 14 per cent in 2014, NPD has told MCV.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Feb 13th 2015 at 12:47PM in News
Pay Once & Play category added to Apple App Store

Pay Once & Play category added to Apple App Store

In its ongoing quest for complete transparency about in-app purchases, Apple has added the new Pay Once & Play category to the App Store.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Feb 13th 2015 at 12:43PM in News
Apple asking devs to remove guns from App Store imagery

Apple asking devs to remove guns from App Store imagery

Apple is rejecting games and updates that show images of guns or violence in their screenshots or app icons.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Feb 13th 2015 at 12:36PM in News

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Interview: Nintendo's hopes for New 3DS

Interview: Nintendo's hopes for New 3DS

Nintendo has launched five (count them) Nintendo 3DS-related products today. Two consoles (or four, if you're counting special editions) and three games, including the highly anticipated The Legend of Zelda: ...

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Feb 13th 2015 at 12:11PM in News
Top 100 Women in Games: Claudia Doppioslash

Top 100 Women in Games: Claudia Doppioslash

Doppioslash is a programmer at development outlet Starship.

on Feb 13th 2015 at 12:00PM in News
Margin Makers: Guide to eSports accessories and merchandise

Margin Makers: Guide to eSports accessories and merchandise

Like any competitor aiming to be the best, eSports players need the right equipment to stay on top of their game. MCV checks out the picks of the pros

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Feb 13th 2015 at 12:00PM in News
OPINION: Peter Molyneux has made a big mistake, but demonising mistakes isn't the answer

OPINION: Peter Molyneux has made a big mistake, but demonising mistakes isn't the answer

It’s probable that most of you have made your mind up about Peter Molyneux.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 13th 2015 at 11:52AM in News
Molyneux says he's 'done' talking to the press

Molyneux says he's 'done' talking to the press

The fallout from the recent Godus controversy has led to British development legend Peter Molyneux pledging to never talk to the press again.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 13th 2015 at 11:06AM in News
Iwata: Wii U still has considerable room for growth, teases Mii smartphone app

Iwata: Wii U still has considerable room for growth, teases Mii smartphone app

Nintendo president Satoru Iwata has maintained his staunch support for Wii U, arguing that the machine’s best days are ahead of it, particularly in the West.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 13th 2015 at 10:51AM in News
Top 100 Women in Games: Fiona Stewart

Top 100 Women in Games: Fiona Stewart

Fiona ‘Fee’ Stewart started her art career in the 1980s, working in publishing before going on to study fine art painting and printing at Bradford.

on Feb 13th 2015 at 10:00AM in News
Find out how much the UK games market made in 2014 in this week's MCV

Find out how much the UK games market made in 2014 in this week's MCV

MCV has once again worked out how much the UK games market is worth. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Feb 13th 2015 at 9:58AM in News
US PS4 and Xbox One install base up 60% on last-gen

US PS4 and Xbox One install base up 60% on last-gen

Hardware sales may be down year-on-year in the US in January, but PS4 and Xbox One are already tracking far ahead of their predecessors in the US.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 13th 2015 at 9:54AM in News